UniCat News - December 2015

The chemistry of moving pictures

Tue, 09 December, 2015

UniCat has achieved exciting progress in elucidating the structure of active centers of catalysts. In the future, the Einstein Centre for Catalysis will use new approaches and new partners to further explore their dynamics.

Prof. Bittl - Research Highlight

Wed, 09 December, 2015

Signal transduction in light–oxygen–voltage receptors lacking the adduct-forming cysteine residue: Light–oxygen–voltage (LOV) receptors sense blue light through the photochemical generation of a covalent adduct between a flavin-nucleotide chromophore ...

Gerhad Ertl Lecture 2015 - Photo Gallery online

Fr, 04 December, 2015

The new Photo Gallery for the Gerhard Ertl Lecture 2015 held in Harnack House at FHI is now online.

PD Dr. Zouni - Research Highlight

Mo, 30 November, 2015

Concentric-flow electrokinetic injector enables serial crystallography of ribosome and photosystem II: We describe a concentric-flow electrokinetic injector for efficiently delivering microcrystals for serial femtosecond X-ray crystallography analysis ...

DexLeChem wins Next Economy Award 2015

Fr, 27 November, 2015

The UniCat spin-off DexLeChem has won one out of four Next Economy Awards of the Foundation German Sustainability Award. During the competition DexLeChem was chosen out of 175 applicants as the winner in the category "resources" ...

Clara Immerwahr Award 2016 for Rebecca Melen

Fr, 25 November, 2015

Dr. Rebecca Melen from Cardiff University, UK, wins UniCat’s Clara Immerwahr Award 2016 for outstanding achievements in catalysis research. She has been awarded for her contributions to the field of main group elements in catalysis. The award has recognized Dr. Melen’s work on the main group elements ...

Schering Prize 2014 for Kristine Müther

Fr, 20 November, 2015

The 2014 Schering Prize has been awarded to Dr. Kristine Müther for her dissertation on "Generation, structure and reactivity of metallocene-stabilized silylium ions".

Using light to switch on nerve cells

Fr, 20 November, 2015

UniCat Professor Peter Hegemann received the Berlin Research Award from the Governing Mayor of Berlin, Michael Müller. Sandra Scheeres, Berlin Senator for Education, Youth and Science, congratulates Prof. Hegemann and his team ...

VBKI Science Award for Hamid Godini

Tue, 17 November, 2015

Dr. Hamid Reza Godini of the UniCat research group of Professor Günter Wozny received the VBKI (Berlin association of merchants and industrialists) Science Award at the Association’s Goldberg Hall. The award honors Hamid Reza Godini’s dissertation ...

UniCat's YouTube Channel

Tue, 10 November, 2015

Videos about UniCat's goals, research fields and public events are now available on our new YouTube Channel.


Upcoming Events


Fr, 08 January, 2016, 10:50
Technische Universität
Chemistry Building, Room C 130
Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin

UniCat's New Year's Reception 2016 and Opening of the Einstein Centre for Catalysis

Fr, 08 January, 2016, 17:00
Technische Universität Berlin
Chemistry Building, Gallery in front of C 130
Straße des 17. Juni 115
10623 Berlin

Clara Immerwahr Award 2016

Fr, 12 February, 2016, 14:00
Technische Universität Berlin
Atrium (Lichthof)
Straße des 17. Juni 135
10623 Berlin